Social Media and Marketing Internship

Social Media and Marketing Internship

Short Stay Citizens (SSC) is offering a Social Media internship opportunity working on an independent booking platform. Short Stay Citizens’ newest label is called Young Global Living (YGL). YGL is a new platform for community-based coliving spaces.

Short Stay Citizens is a booking platform that offers a selection of professionally-managed serviced apartments available for booking worldwide. The new label, YGL, is also a booking platform but focused only on coliving spaces (among other added-value services).

Short Stay Citizens and YGL provide accommodation solutions for corporate businesses as well as individual travellers. We offer our services for all global travellers, global/digital nomads, travelling for a lifestyle or work, as well as their families, and companies, involved in businesses globally.

Short Stay Citizens and YGL act as an intermediary platform between the customers and the serviced apartment/coliving spaces providers and is in the online travel agency-serviced apartment and coliving industry.

Responsibilities

As a Social Media intern, you will primarily focus on supporting our media and sales teams for Short Stay Citizens and YGL. You will also work closely with others who are strategising on our social media campaigns and website content.

The job functions generally include:

  • Executing our social media strategies
  • Assisting in the management of our social media strategies
  • Working on consistency throughout the social media platforms
  • Creating, posting and updating our social media posts
  • Creating relevant blog entries
  • Additionally, assisting in various administrative duties (if needed)
  • Ad hoc tasks

The position is a great opportunity for someone looking to work in the current and global hospitality business and looking for a break into marketing, and social media.

Requirements

  • Fluent English language speaker
  • Dutch is preferred but not required
  • Excellent English writing and grammar skills (vital)
  • Creative writing skills/copy-writing skills (vital)
  • Preferably, student looking to do a graduation assignment/HBO student but also available to 3rd year students
  • Ability to work independently
  • Pro-active and Hands-on mentality
  • Understanding of social media and quality content
  • Passion for the hospitality industry, marketing, and technology

Additional information

The pandemic has shown us that we can work remote or hybrid at the office. Therefore, we have internship spaces for 2-3 students for social media and marketing. 

This internship is available for two or three interns, for one intern for the label SSC and one or two for YGL. 

As a Social Media intern, you will primarily focus on supporting our media and sales teams for Short Stay Citizens or YGL. You will also work closely with others who are strategising on our social media campaigns and website content.

The job functions generally include:

  • Executing our Social Media strategies
  • Assisting in the management of our Social Media strategies
  • Research on strategies
  • Working on consistency throughout the social media platforms
  • Creating, posting and updating our Social media posts 
  • Creating relevant Blog entries
  • Strategising and creating website content/pages.
  • Additionally, assisting in various administrative duties (if needed)
  • Ad hoc tasks

For your thesis, if applicable, the end result is a strategy that we are able to implement given our resources and plans.

We are always looking to improve our strategies, therefore, your thesis can be about social media, content marketing, customer journeys, website pages, target market, market-entry, subscription models or anything in the direction of marketing. As we are in a startup/scaleup environment, the possibilities are endless. We can talk about it during the interview.

The position is a great opportunity for someone looking to work in the current and global hospitality business, looking for a break into content marketing, social media or for someone interested in tech and software development and the startup scene. 

What do we offer?

  • Internship duration: 5-6 months or 1 semester 
  • Starting September 2021
  • Hours: Starting 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.
  • 3-4 days per week, giving you time off to work on school and thesis assignments
  • Space to experiment with social media strategies, website pages etc
  • Government regulations take precedence, but if possible, hybrid or at the office.
  • Informal work environment
  • Startup work environment
  • Internship is unpaid

Interested?

Does this internship interest you and do you fit the profile? Then send your CV and Cover Letter in English to careers@shortstaycitizens.com. Addressed to Ms Ronaly van der Biest. 

In your email, be sure to state the following:

  • Which brand you are interested in: YGL or SSC.
  • What year you are, 3rd or 4th.
  • What internship you need to do: Full-time internship or Graduation Internship.
  • How many days a week you are available
  • If applicable, what thesis topic you are interested in (an idea will suffice)